Toronto Master Gardeners' Virtual Technical Update 2022


Theme: Ecological Gardening
Date: Saturday January 8, 2022
Time: 9:00am-2:30pm ("Doors open" at 9:00am, meeting starts at 9:15am)
Place: Online (via Zoom)
Price: $30 per person

This event is open to the public

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Gardening Guides - Newly Updated

Our useful Gardening Guides provide introductory information for the home gardener about a broad range of horticultural topics.


Gardening Tips

Throughout the year, Toronto Master Gardeners post brief gardening tips on this site to help you with your seasonal gardening tasks.


How We're Helping Gardeners During COVID-19:

While we can't meet you in person just yet, our volunteers are still active and available to assist you online.

We are currently offering virtual advice clinics, presentations and workshops via Zoom. Here are just a few of the many presentations we offer:

Spring Awakenings  |  Growing from Seed  |  Houseplants: Our Constant Garden  |  Landscaping with Trees and Large Shrubs



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Trees and shrubs need to be watered until the soil freezes. This is especially important in seasons where the amount of rainfall has been less than optimal. ... See MoreSee Less
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REGISTER NOW!Imagine….. gardening on a wintery day? It’s virtually possible!The Toronto Master Gardeners invite you to join us on Saturday, January 8th to explore -ECOLOGICAL GARDENING: CONNECTING WITH NATURE AND COMMUNITYWe all come to gardening with an innate desire to nurture a relationship with nature. How can our beautiful gardens increase biodiversity, be sustainable and connect with the larger ecosystem? Not only will our three insightful and delightful speakers inspire a new outlook on how we garden, but the rest of the day will be filled with happy hummingbirds, amazing deals on books, $100 gift card prizes and the opportunity to chat with gardeners from all over.Numbers are limited, so please, don’t delay. Register now.For full agenda and registration link - ... See MoreSee Less
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Tie down climbing rose canes to protect them from cold winds. And if you tie the flexible canes roses in a horizontal arc along a fence or trellis, it will trigger the greater bud break leading to many more blossoms next year. ... See MoreSee Less
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Sweeter after a hard frost, carrots and parsnips can be harvested all winter. Remove plants' top foliage; then cover them with 15 cm of leaves or straw and an old piece of carpet. During the winter, just lift the coverings and dig out your veggies. ... See MoreSee Less
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Don't worry, there's still time to get your tulip bulbs planted. This year, mark their location so you don't accidentally disturb them in the spring. Use small stakes or markers, coloured golf tees, or paint the name of the bulb on a rock and place the rock where it's planted. ... See MoreSee Less
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Cut back chives and mint and plant in pots 5 cm wider than the root ball. After first snowfall, move to an unheated shed or garage. Water sparely until branches perk up, then moderately. In January, move to a very cool bright area and later, into a warm, sunny south window. ... See MoreSee Less
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